New Tobacco Point of Sale Preemption Playbook

How state preemption affects local tobacco prevention efforts

What strategies can communities use to advance commercial tobacco prevention efforts despite state preemption of local point-of-sale policies?

We partnered with Counter Tools to bring you the Tobacco Point of Sale Preemption Playbook, which equips tobacco prevention staff and their partners with the knowledge, context, and resources needed to understand how preemption affects their work.

Read our playbook to learn about the different forms that preemption can take and to understand key steps for determining local authority. You’ll also find strategies that communities are using to make progress despite preemption of local point-of sale tobacco policies that promote health and equity.

2/28/2022